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Keeping up with frat boys proves too much for couple (and movie)

Keeping up with frat boys proves too much for couple (and movie)

Friday, May 9, 2014
Seth Rogen is Mac, a bro turned dad, and Rose Byrne is his wife, Kelly in "Neighbors." Neither wants to let parenthood get in the way of their good time.
 
Revisited classic unable to evoke charm despite fine animation and 3-D

Revisited classic unable to evoke charm despite fine animation and 3-D

Friday, May 9, 2014
"Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” is a harmless but almost charmless adaptation of a book by L. Frank Baum’s grandson. It’s a derivative hash of grandpa’s story, set in the present day.
 
Vampire flick offers dry humor but moves at slow pace

Vampire flick offers dry humor but moves at slow pace

Friday, May 9, 2014
Jim Jarmusch, the director who brought us “Night on Earth,” “Mystery Train” and “Broken Flowers,” tells the story of a couple of undead lovers, together through the centuries, now separated by an ocean and half a continent in the droll and atmospheric "Only Lovers Left Alive."
 

Squeaky-clean revelers can’t bring PG laughs

Friday, May 9, 2014
Faith-based films have become downright commonplace this year. But faith-based comedies? Comedies that work? That’s still a very short historical list — the George Burns blockbuster “Oh God” and Andy Griffith’s “Angel in my Pocket” are two. “Moms’ Night Out” doesn’t join their ranks.
 
'Amazing Spider-Man 2' snares $92 million
NEW YORK

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' snares $92 million

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Spider-Man can still sling it at the box office.
 
SCHENECTADY

Proctors to screen Steinmetz documentary Tuesday

Monday, April 28, 2014
A PBS documentary on Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the “wizard of Schenectady,” will be shown at Proctors on Tuesday before its television debut.
 
Diaz comedy ends rule of 'Captain America'
LOS ANGELES

Diaz comedy ends rule of 'Captain America'

Sunday, April 27, 2014
After holding the top position for three weeks at the movie box office, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has been topped by “The Other Woman” for the No. 1 spot.
 
Depp latest rival to fall to 'Captain America'
LOS ANGELES

Depp latest rival to fall to 'Captain America'

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp’s new movie.
 
At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story
NEW YORK

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Tribeca Film Festival is now a teenager. And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens.
 
'Captain America' unstoppable at box office
NEW YORK

'Captain America' unstoppable at box office

Sunday, April 13, 2014
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as the film took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.
 
Costner carries the ball but football draft story is dry

Costner carries the ball but football draft story is dry

Friday, April 11, 2014
To NFL fans, "Draft Day" is a reasonably interesting peek behind the scenes of football wheeling and dealing. But for the casual fan and the casual filmgoer, it can be a bit of a melodramatic bore.
 
'Captain America' sequel sets April record of $96.2M
LOS ANGELES

'Captain America' sequel sets April record of $96.2M

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.
 
'Captain America' strives for relevance, but takes on Marvel-ous sameness

'Captain America' strives for relevance, but takes on Marvel-ous sameness

Friday, April 4, 2014
While “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” succeeds as finely engineered merchandise built to be crowd-pleasing entertainment, for moviegoers and shareholder alike, it has a shelf life that won’t last much past its running time.
 
Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction
PHOENIX

Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction

Monday, March 31, 2014
The youngest daughter of director and writer Orson Welles is giving film buffs a chance to buy some of his personal possessions, including a camera, scripts and photos from the set of "Citizen Kane."
 
'Noah' sails into first place at weekend box office
LOS ANGELES

'Noah' sails into first place at weekend box office

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Paramount’s biblical epic starring Russell Crowe in the titular role opened with $44 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
 
 

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